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Modify redirected recovery to recover FROM tablespace where you can SELECT/UNLOAD and not require RECOVERAUTH.

The relatively new Db2 utility enhancement of redirected recovery is very useful When recovering a target tablespace from another tablespace one must essentially have database RECOVERAUTH on the source tablespace and the target tablespace. (please...
about 6 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

LSF Default Memory UNIT display issue in bacct command

In our production cluster LSF_UNIT_FOR_LIMITS=MBis defined.When we are fetching bacct information then we can see below: Accounting information about this job:Share group charged </jayaward>CPU_T WAIT TURNAROUND STATUS HOG_FACTOR MEM SWAP300...
about 12 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

Graph visibility for shared host groups in different queues

We have sharing of hostgroup resources in our cluster like below : @ /metaroot : bqueues -l bUSERS: all HOSTS: hg_batch_rh7_he6+5 hg_batch_rh7_telia+5 hg_gpu_he6/ hg_gpu_telia/ @ /m...
about 12 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility

SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility that was executed. This allows the DBAs or sysprogs to see exactly what was executed for problem and other analysis. For example if someone has run a utility that...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide ability to dump sequence of jobs ids considered by LSF scheduler for dispatch during a dispatch cycle

An old job which is pending in LSF may continue to remain pending with the reason "Individual host based reasons" while newer jobs continue to get scheduled. This may happen due to queue priority and fairshare settings. When running 'badmin diagno...
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review

Bulk upload

We need a tool for the bulk upload of data into OpenPages. It must be an automated process able to import files with up to several millions of records. It can be started by the user , but it must also be schedulable. It must manage several data fo...
5 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Implementation & Deployment 1 Under review

Enhance DSNACCOX for Index Page Splits

We use DSNACCOX to trigger reorgs för tablespaces and indexes regularly. In Db2 13 new columns are added to SYSINDEXSPACESTATS to track index page splits. If a certain number of index page splits has occured since the last reorg of the index the i...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

install libnsl automatically during LSF installation

In RHEL8, I found the follows error. [root@rhel86 lsf]# lsadmin limstartup lsadmin: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory And I found "Known issues" part in LSF guide ment...
5 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Send DDL Time for DB2 LUW

Current DB2 for Z and DB2 LUW shared only the commit timestamp. Only DB2 Z also has the TS of the actual DDL time To emulate like they did for oracle to have a switch to send the DDL time instead of the UOW TS This is for the client -->FEDEX , ...
7 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Index and index partition's DSSIZE

Information about indexes and index partitions should show DSSIZE. Today, the only way to see index DSSIZE and index partition's individually set DSSIZE is to type DDL as a line command before the index name, or type B on the command line when the...
7 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review